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Adjunct & Affiliate Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty are faculty whose primary job assignments are at other universities or research institutions.  They are adjuncts in our department because they are frequent collaborators with our faculty and/or they lend their expertise to graduate student committees in our department. Our current Adjunct Faculty include:

Dr. Colin Flint
Professor, Dept of Political Science
Utah State University
Logan, Utah
Research Interests: Geopolitics, Peace and Conflict, World-Systems Theory, Just War Theory

Dr. Mark Friedl
Professor, Dept of Geography
Boston University
Boston, MA
Dr. Mark Friedl's Faculty Profile
Research Interests: remote sensing, influence of land surface biophysics and land cover on near-surface weather and climate

Dr. Graham Tobin
Vice Provost for Strategic and Budget Planning and
Professor, Dept of Geography, Environment and Planning
University of South Florida
Dr. Graham Tobin's Faculty Profile
Research Interests: Natural hazards, water resources

Dr. Nathan Wood
Research Geographer
U.S. Geological Survey Western Geographic Science Center
Portland, OR
Research Interests: Societal vulnerability to hazards

Dr. Hugo Loaiciga
Professor, Geography Department
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4060
Dr. Hugo Loaiciga's Profile
Research interests: Planning, design and analysis of water resources systems, and theory and computational aspects of surface and ground water hydrology

Dr. T. R. Lakshmanan
Professor Emeritus at Boston University
Exec. Director, Center for Energy & Environmental Studies
Dr. T.R. Lakshmanan's Profile
Research interests: Transportation economics, logistics, regional economic development

Dr. Elena Markovna Aizen
Associate Researcher, Department of Geography
College of Science
University of Idaho
Dr. Elena Markovna Aizen's Profile
Research interests: Climate modeling, glaciology, distributed-parameter stochastic processes, time-series analysis in climatology and hydrology, snow and ice core isotope-chemistry analysis, snow cover analysis

Dr. Yolonda Youngs
Associate Professor, Department of Global Studies
Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID
Dr. Yolonda Youngs Profile
Research Interests:  Environmental historical geography, cultural landscapes, tourism and outdoor recreation, national parks and protected areas, geospatial technology & GIS, field methods

Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate Faculty are faculty whose primary appointments are in other departments at the University of Idaho. They choose to affiliate with our department due to their background in Geography and/or frequent service on graduate student committees of students in our department. Our current affiliate faculty include:

Dr. Timothy Bartholomaus
Geological Sciences
University of Idaho
Dr. Timothy Bartholomaus' Faculty Profile
Research Interest: Glaciology, Geophysics, Surface Processes

Dr. Crystal Kolden
Forest Rangeland and Fire Sciences
University of Idaho
Dr. Crystal Kolden's Faculty Profile
Research Interests:  My research focuses on characterizing and understanding wildfire, invasive species, humans and other large, ecological disturbances across the landscape.

Dr. Alistair Smith
Dept of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Science
University of Idaho
Dr. Alistair Smith's Faculty Profile
Research Interests: Fire Science, Ecohydrology, Remote Sensing, Smoke Management


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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3021
Moscow, ID 83844-3021

Phone: 208-885-6216


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